Degree Type: 

Bachelor of Science

Department: 

Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension

Modes of Study: 

Regular

About Programme: 

Our B.Sc in Agribusiness equips our graduates to explore career opportunities invariety of fields in both the public and private sectors. Our graduates are well trained with an in-depth understanding of such a multidiscipline industry and as such, are well placed to add value to any agro based organisation.
B.Sc Agribusiness degree holders can be employed as;
 Product support specialists
 Agricultural finance advisors.
 Project officers in local multinational organizations such as Food and Agricultural Organization
 Project officers in the banks
 Management Information System officers in Agricultural and non-agricultural related sectors.
Graduates from the programme can establish their own successful commercial farm

Entry Requirements: 

A. SSSCE/WASSCE Certificate Applicants

  •  Candidates must have passes in the following core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies
  •  In addition to the above, candidates must have passes in three (3) elective subjects under options 1, 2, 3 or 4 below:

OPTION 1 
Science students: Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, and Biology or General Agriculture.

OPTION 2 
Business students: Economics, Accounting, Business Management and Costing or Elective Mathematics. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of Grade D (for SSSCE) or C6 (for WASSCE) in Integrated Science.

OPTION 3 
Arts students:
Economics, Elective Mathematics and Geography or French. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of Grade D (for SSSCE) or C6 (for
WASSCE) in Integrated Science.

OPTION 4
Agricultural students: General Agriculture or Biology, Crop Husbandry and Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Forestry, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.

B. Diploma Certificate Applicants
Diploma holders in any field of Agriculture from a recognized institution with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division will be considered for admission at Level 300. Candidates must pass a selection interview.

 

Career Opportunities: 

The goal of the B.Sc. Agribusiness programme is to produce graduates with desirable agri-business management knowledge and skills needed for establishing and managing profitable agri-businesses.
 

Programme Structure

Level 100

First Semester

ILT 101: Information Literacy
1 Credit(s)

The rationale of the course is to equip students with skills that will enable them access and retrieve information in the traditional, hybrid and digital libraries. Students will be able to use ICT efficiently and effectively when they have basic knowledge of computers. The course content include: Types of libraries, library resources and their uses, the role the library plays in the academic community, introduction to computers, the internet.